CoMo You Know: MU
St. Louis attorney Brad Ketcher proposed a ballot initiative that would allow the public to vote on whether the student representative on the UM System Board of Curators — or other public universities in the state — will have the ability to vote.
Hillel is a Jewish student organization in Columbia. It was founded at MU in 1947 and was housed in a rented space near the campus. Today, the building is at 1107 University Ave., and the group has 700 members.
The Black Culture Center began in 1972 at the Black Culture House, a haven for black students at MU.
Don Faurot is a former MU football player, coach and influential figure for which Faurot Field, MU's football field, is named.
Delta Delta Delta was founded on November 27, 1888. In 2010, the chapter had 229 members.
The University of Missouri Press, which was established in 1958, will be phased out this year due to a budget deficit.
Dan Devine served as head football coach for Arizona State University, the University of Missouri, the NFL's Green Bay Packers and the University of Notre Dame. Devine was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1985.
The $75 million facility opened in 2004. It hosts Missouri men's and women's basketball games as well as concerts and other events. Capacity is 15,061.
The Alpha Gamma chapter of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority was founded at MU in 1915. The sorority recognizes the Ronald McDonald House as its oficial philanthropy.
The board consists of representatives from MU and the Mizzou Alumni Association.
The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.
Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.
MU Student Recreation complex members can play soccer, Frisbee or run around the track at Stankowski Field.
Brady Deaton has been chancellor at MU since 2004.
Timothy Wolfe will become the 23rd president of the University of Missouri System when he takes office Feb. 15, 2012.